Recommended.co.nz | Guide2.co.nz | Voxy.co.nz | Gimme.co.nz
Homepage | login or create an account

Pete Bethune

Harawira spouts on whaling issue

Harawira spouts on whaling issue
Wellington, July 14 NZPA - The Maori Party has kept a low profile over the arrest of anti-whaling campaigner Pete Bethune... until today. Maverick Maori MP Hone Harawira says Mr Bethune is a hero.

Bethune upsets the Government

Bethune upsets the Government
Wellington, July 13 NZPA - The Government isn't taking kindly to anti-whaling protester Pete Bethune after his caustic claims that New Zealand "rolled over" to the Japanese.

Bethune 'downright ungrateful', PM says

Bethune 'downright ungrateful', PM says
Wellington, July 12 NZPA - Anti-whaling protester Pete Bethune is "downright ungrateful" for the support he received from New Zealand officials while incarcerated in Japan, Prime Minister John Key says.

Envoy urges crackdown on activists as Bethune returns

Wellington, July 9 NZPA - The outgoing Japanese ambassador in Canberra has urged Australia to take a more "robust" attitude toward the activities of the Sea Shepherd activists -- such as New Zealander Pete Bethune -- in the Southern Ocean.

PM steering clear of judging Bethune sentence

PM steering clear of judging Bethune sentence
By Chris Ormond and Kate Chapman of NZPA Wellington, July 7 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key has stopped short of commenting on the sentence handed down to anti-whaling activist Peter Bethune but says it would have come as a huge relief to him and his family.

Bethune denies assault

Bethune denies assault
Wellington, May 31 NZPA - Anti-whaling activist Pete Bethune on trial in Japan, today denied an assault charge, saying rancid butter stink bombs he threw at Japanese harpoon ships were no more acidic than orange juice.

Whale Protester's Arrest Headache For Japanese: Papers

Wellington, March 15 NZPA - The arrest of Auckland anti-whaling activist Pete Bethune has drawn a mixed response in Japan, with some officials saying he should have been deported.

Former Earthrace Waiting On NZ Government

Wellington, Dec 16 NZPA - Former round the world racing boat Earthrace, in Hobart after repairs, is awaiting clearance from New Zealand authorities before it can rejoin The Sea Shepherd anti-whaling group in the Southern Ocean.

Credit Card Comparison TablesCompare Credit Cards - Independent interest rate and fees comparisons for New Zealand banks.